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Net Gain is looking after the North Sea

Net Gain is looking after the North Sea

Rent, lease or buy?
Acquiring equipment - how should you pay for it? Cash will deplete reserves and could affect cashflow; renting or leasing will have inbuilt charges added on by the supplier, writes Adam Bernstein. 24 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Uncertainty is never good
Boat sales have been on a roll since last Summer's referendum with industry market leaders toasting a surge in sales in the wake of the weak pound. 03 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Brexit negotiations: Protection of rights
As Parliament debates the Bill to leave the European Union, Equality and Human Rights Commission Chairman, David Isaac, has called for equality and human rights impact assessments to be included. “As negotiations begin over the terms of Brexit, any deals reached must be assessed for their impact on people’s rights. 03 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Phil Cornick - Person Behind the Face
How I got into this industry…. Hunger! 03 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Extending the life of a family business
Just like people, businesses don’t really die of old age – they die because of accident, disease or deliberate actions. Unlike people though, the majority of family run businesses are disposed of deliberately, because the owners fancy a change or can’t find a family member to take them on, writes Adam Bernstein. 28 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Back to the future
I sat at a dinner not so long back and looking around noticed that for once there were more people I did not know than I knew. 23 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
North American sailing market
Sally Helme, group publisher, Cruising World and Sailing World presented the Sailing Market - State of the Industry presentation at the Miami Boat Show. 21 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Business rates - what you need to know about the changes
Business rates are based on a property’s potential rental value, taking into account rents paid by surrounding businesses. This is then multiplied by the property’s size and by an annually adjusted multiplier, writes Fleur Lewis, partner at Bishop Fleming accountants. 15 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Second international breakfast meeting shows the way forward
European Boating Industry and boot Düsseldorf have held the second edition of the international breakfast meeting, marking the fifth year of their cooperation. 14 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Downsizing in style
For Western Australian couple Ben and Shamars Williams, downsizing has meant just that after they swapped their four bedroom, two bathroom house for a 24ft boat with around 10m2 of space. 02 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Record is broken by four days
Congratulations to Francis Joyon and his crew who have completed a record-breaking Jules Verne Trophy. 02 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
More records broken
And congratulations also go to British sailor Alex Thompson who finished the Vendée Globe solo round the world race onboard his boat HUGO BOSS despite breaking his starboard foil a few days in. 02 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Agency woes
Have you ever had a bad experience with an advertising or design agency? Robin Petherbridge of Creative Partners reveals some of the tricks of the trade gleaned from 25 years creating campaigns for the marine industry. 27 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Brexit – the finale
In the final instalment of the three-part planning for Brexit special feature, Adam Bernstein considers how employers should handle related staffing issues while also outlining where firms can go for advice. 24 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
The person behind the face - Peta Stuart-Hunt
Interview by Alice Driscoll, founder, ADPR Ltd How I got into this industry….I left London for the South Coast and in 1984 joined WSA, a leading marketing and advertising agency specialising in the marine leisure market. I gradually developed the PR division over eight years. 24 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Net loss of 1m boaters
Our industry has agreed to continue funding the Discover Boating campaign by extending the existing levy on engines, ribs and sailboats. 24 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Autumn Statement for employers
Whilst the 2016 Autumn Statement may have been short on major announcements, it did confirm some key employment tax issues, most of which take effect from April 2017. 19 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Titles
It seems the title a job gives has come to define all in our world. Back in the day I am sure we were just happy to have a job doing what we loved, with boat ‘things’. 03 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Floating UFOs
UFOs are set become more common with a Kickstarter campaign starting for the latest brainwave to come from Italian automotive and yacht designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini. 22 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
A good buy?
A judge has ruled the USS Sequoia, dubbed America’s most famous boat, can be sold for nothing. 22 Dec 2016 - Boating Business